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Closure of Ganga canal to affect water supply in 19 UP districts

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

The closure of till November 6 for clearing silt and routine maintenance will affect the water supply in 19 districts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

However, the supply to Delhi's treatment plant will continue uninterrupted, said.

The affected districts include Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Bulandshahr, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Etah, and Firozabad, Sharma said.

Farmers are advised to use private sources like tubewells and pumping sets to irrigate their fields, he added.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 14:55 IST